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I've been in love.
Sarah Marie Barker:
You have? What was it like?
Some people say that the ground falls away beneath you but with me, it was as if I suddenly knew the ground was there, as though I could feel the entire planet right there beneath the soles of my feet.
Although I felt the same way when I went up the Empire State Building.
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Quirky modernization of Midsummer Night's Dream and Cyrano de Bergerac
I recently picked up the movie at the videostore with nearly no expectations whatsoever. I had never heard of the film, but was in the mood for some romantic-comedy fluff. As I fired up my DVD-player, I prepared myself for the worst. Instead I was pleasantly surprised with an entertaining amusing take on Midsummer Night's Dream and Cyrano de Bergerac.
The quirky humour is introduced straight from the start of the movie and continues all the way through, with all the wonderful twists and turns you expect from Midsummer's, starring the very charming and handsome Stuart Townsend as the Cyrano figure.
The performances ranged from decent to good, with Stuart Townsend and Seth Green being the only two who seemed to actually work on their performances. (Has Amy Smart ever played something other than the pretty girl?) As it's based on these two extremely well-known stories the plot is very familiar, but I found that this didn't take away from my enjoyment of the film at all.
I very much recommend this film to anyone who enjoys romantic comedies, or would like to see new interpretations of the classic stories.
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